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Oct. 29, 2012 – The Art of Persuasion: Exploring Performance Philosophies in the Court Room

UF Levin College of Law, Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom 10 – 11 a.m. Playwright and actor Paul Morella will teach a class on the art of persuasion in the Advocacy Center from 10 – 11 a.m. on the 29th. The class is open to the public and there is no admission fee.

Oct. 26, 2012 – Nation’s senior tax policy advisers to hold discourse on fiscal cliff

UF Levin College of Law, HOL 180 10:30 a.m. The third annual Gelberg Lecture at UF Law will feature a distinguished panel of some of the nation’s senior tax policy advisers discussing the fiscal cliff. The panelists will be Chief of Staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation Thomas Barthold, Minority Tax Counsel for the […]

Oct. 25, 2012 – 1st District Court of Appeal holds oral arguments at UF Law

UF Law Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom 9 a.m. The 1st District Court of Appeal will hold oral arguments in four cases on Thursday beginning 9 a.m. in the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center Courtroom. This is a chance for all law students to see real lawyers arguing real cases. The panel of three […]

Oct. 19, 2012 – International Tax Law Symposium

UF Levin College of Law, HOL 180 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The symposium gives all interested students, faculty and alumni the opportunity to hear distinguished members of the global tax community discuss a range of important topics revolving around current and future tax policy. Presenters: Susan Morse, Associate Professor of Law, University of California Hastings […]

Oct. 18, 2012 – Why the Campaign for Same Sex Marriage Gets Marriage Wrong

UF Levin College of Law, HOL 180 Noon Harvard Law Professor Janet Halley will deliver this year’s Weyrauch Lecture, “Traveling Marriage: Why the Campaign for Same Sex Marriage Gets Marriage Wrong.” Halley is the Royall Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.  She teaches courses in family law, comparative family law and sexuality, and legal […]

Oct. 18, 2012 – The importance of an independent judiciary

UF Levin College of Law Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom 1 p.m. Current Florida Supreme Court justices will examine the role of the judiciary in Florida government, including issues of judicial selection and retention. All seven Florida Supreme Court justices have been invited, and to date Justices Barbara J. Pariente, R. Fred Lewis and Peggy […]

UF Law to host eighth annual International Tax Law Symposium

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Distinguished members of the global tax community will discuss important topics revolving around current and future tax policy during the University of Florida Levin College of Law’s Graduate Tax Program’s eighth annual International Tax Law Symposium on Friday, Oct. 19, in the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180. The symposium is 8:30 […]

Honoring Black Leadership Events – October 12, 2012

W. George Allen 50th Anniversary Graduation Celebration On October 12, 2012, the University of Florida Levin College of Law explored diversity in the legal profession and celebrated the 50th anniversary of the graduation of W. George Allen (JD 62), who helped pave the way for generations of students in Florida by becoming the first African-American […]

Harvard Law professor to address same sex marriage at UF Law

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A Harvard Law professor will examine how the campaign to extend civil marriage to couples of the same sex fails to capture the changing nature and complexity of marital relationships in our society. Janet Halley, Royall Professor of Law at Harvard, will present, “Travelling Marriage: Why the Campaign for Same Sex Marriage […]

50th anniversary of W. George Allen Graduation

webcasts of the Event Click here to view the press release from this event.